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How to Turn Off Windows Defender in Windows 10  

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How do I turn off Windows Defender in Windows 10?

 Turning Off Windows Defender

1. Open Start 

Click the Windows logo in the bottom-left corner of the screen. The Start menu will pop up.

2. Open Settings Click the gear-shaped Settings icon in the lower-left side of the Start menu. Doing so opens the Settings window.

3. Click Update & Security

4.Click Windows Security. This tab is in the upper-left side of the window.

5.Click Virus & threat protection. 

6.Click Virus & threat protection settings. ... (or Manage Settings below it)

7. Disable Windows Defender's real-time scanning. Click the blue "On" switch 

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below the "Real-time protection" heading, then click Yes when prompted. This will turn off the real-time scanning feature of Windows Defender.

  • Windows Defender will turn itself back on the next time you restart your computer.

8. Your DONE.

Posted : 05/10/2019 3:52 pm